Capella was laid down by Bergen Mekaniske Verksted in Norway, and was launched in June 1945. She ran aground on Kløvingbåen south of Tjøme 1.November 1962. Several rescue operations were attempted, but nothing could save her from the bad weather. 15.November she disappeared in the deep. Capella was on a journey from Kirkenes to Oslo with a crew of 22 men ( and one woman ) loaded with general goods and twelve passengers. The remains of Capella rest today at Kløvingbåen on a depth of approx 20 meter.

Former names:

224,1 x 35,2 x 13,5 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
938 grt
Bergen ( N ) 1945 Bergen ( N )

Picture : Capella
Norwegian Maritime Museum
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